Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Clavulinopsis helvola

By marianomariano | Nature - mushrooms | 22 Sep 2019


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Clavulinopsis helvola - Mushroom 10 to 60 mm high, 1.5 to 4 mm thick; wormy, filamentous, club-shaped; usually twisted and bent; it is slightly flattened and grooved longitudinally; rounded or pointed at the top, rarely singularly split. Surface smooth, dull, sometimes slightly umbonate; yellow-yellow, lighter at the base.

Stem very small, unnoticeable; usually it branches out of several branches.

Fibrous, waxy, unchanging pulp; light yellow. Bitter taste, slight, indefinite smell.

Occurrence: In straight and mixed forests, on meadows, pastures, in parks, ditches, on the edges of forests - among grass and mosses. It grows in clusters; from July to November. Frequent places.

Value: Inedible mushroom.

 

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